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  • Traditional cruising experience with modern touches
  • Around-the-world sailings offered
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42 Holland America Santiago (Valparaiso) Cruise Reviews

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I last sailed on Zaandam 5 years ago. Since then I have sailed with Celebrity and Azamara. Celebrity in particular ... Read more
Prepare For the Hustle Homer Bugsby
05/15
This was the “14-day South America Passage” during the first and second weeks of March, 2015, on the MS ... Read more
This is a review the Zaandam South America and Antarctic cruise that began January 30 in Valparaiso. The reason for ... Read more
03/15
This cruise is a must for anyone who loves animals and nature Of course we had cultire in mappworld capitals ... Read more
03/15
Words can not fully describe how wonderful this cruise was. The inclusion of the Antarctic experts enhanced this ... Read more

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Everyone on board agreed that this cruise was not only one of the most unusual cruises they have ever been on, it was ... Read more
Spectacular! Cruise or Bust!
02/15
As a 4-Star Mariner of the HAL company, I have had the opportunity to sail on many of the ships in this fleet and can ... Read more
Perfect in every way! Aussie Battler
01/15
I have just completed the Christmas / New Year 20 day South America and Antarctica cruise aboard the Zaandam with my ... Read more
We chose this cruise for the destinations, we are not cruise experts and have only been on a few cruises prior to this ... Read more
My husband and I honeymooned on the Zaandam over Thanksgiving. We knew that HAL is known as a cruise line for an older ... Read more

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I LOVED this cruise. The Chilean coast is like Alaska on steroids, and the ports of call are easy to enjoy on ... Read more
06/14
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our cruise on Zaandam from Valparaiso to Rio. Staff were always friendly, fun and ... Read more
Overall, this is a trip of a lifetime. You will be mesmerized by the Chilean Andes, and there will never be anything to ... Read more
ANTARCTICA 2013 mremsha
02/13
My wife and I have been on numerous cruises throughout the globe on different cruise lines over the years. This is our ... Read more
Reviews of the Veendam are overwhelmingly positive for South American cruises and quite mediocre for Bermuda cruises, ... Read more

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i would not recommend this cruise because most of the ports are not exciting.buenos aires is great,montevedeo is ... Read more
Having heard generally good reports about Holland America, we set off anticipating something that bit special, but ... Read more
02/11
We left Valparaiso on a boat that had just been in a huge storm but we would have the best weather in years. A bit of ... Read more
Our trip aboard the Veendam was nothing short of spectacular in every way. The entire crew, particularly the Captain ... Read more
01/11
This was my first cruise ever and it couldn't have been better. I traveled with my mid-70s parents and they loved it ... Read more

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This cruise truly was a dream come true for me. We lucked out weather-wise - and the only turbulant waters were while ... Read more
Trip Report for cruise on the MS Veendam from 11/26/10 to 12/08/10. Bottom Line Up Front: Good cruise overall on ... Read more
Valparaiso to Buenos Aires SanFrancisotraveler
12/10
General We took this cruise mainly to see the Chilean fiords and islands, go through the Darwin Channel, Beagle ... Read more
It's been a few years since we last sailed with HAL, having cruised several times with Princess and once with Celebrity ... Read more
Be forewarned, this is a lengthy, detailed review. I always find that detailed reviews are most valuable to me so I ... Read more

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